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Added during 2010

2010-06-10

Another evocative drawing by Pavel Rampír in our collection, this time showing a pair of Spitfires escorting a damaged B-17 Flying Fortress of the American ...

2010-04-19

The PR Mk XIX was the last of the specialised photo reconnaissance variants of the Spitfire, the only one with a Griffon engine and ...

2010-04-17

This article attempts to track the origins and detail of one of the most unusual markings to be seen on a Spitfire in the ...

2010-04-17

Spitfire HF Mk. IX, serial no. TE294 (restored), painted as LF Mk. IX MK304 Y2-K of No. 442 Squadron RCAF flown by F/Lt Arnold ...

2010-04-16

W/Cdr Rolf Arne Berg was not only the CO of No. 132 Norwegian wing, but also one of the most dearly held officers among ...

2010-04-16

Having spent most of its wartime career in the Middle East, No. 127 Squadron was moved to the UK in 1944 in preparation for ...

2010-04-12

Many RAF units during the war adopted animal mascots, but none of them gained such fame as the famous goat of No. 609 (West Riding) Squadron.

2010-04-12

In 2007,  a Spitfire crash site was uncovered in France, leading to the possible identification of the grave of the RAF pilot who remained ...

2010-04-12

“The basic specifications for United States aircraft now flying in combat areas were laid down five years or more ago, an indication of the ...

2010-04-11

During the Second World War, the skies over France and Germany were the responsibility of Britain’s Royal Air Force and the United States Army ...